Educating Connecticut Students for Over 100 Years

Since 1907, St. John the Evangelist School has provided a quality Catholic education to elementary and middle school students in Watertown and the surrounding towns in Connecticut.

4 Reasons to Attend St. John School


St. John is staffed by a caring and experienced faculty who make learning fun.


Each grade follows a curriculum that supports all learners.


The school culture promotes faith, citizenship and service.

Athletics & Arts

St. John has a top-ranked athletics program, in addition to a vibrant arts program.

St. John the Evangelist School is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

Quick Facts

St. John School is a parish elementary school and part of the network of Catholic Elementary Schools of the Archdiocese of Hartford.

St. John School is a high school preparatory school with an emphasis on critical thinking skills, beginning at the earliest levels.

Our classes are small by design and integrate technology into daily lesson presentations.

Musical instrument lessons are offered weekly through FMI - Future Musicians Inc. There is a school performance band.

Religion is taught daily in every grade and is integrated throughout the curriculum. The focus of the religion program is to encourage students to contribute their time and talent to help others.

Scholarships are available each year through the Archbishop's Annual Appeal Scholarship Fund. New families may apply for scholarship award consideration through the FACTS program.

See FACTS Information

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St. John principal Marylou Lannone

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about admission, extracurriculars, scholarships and more? Please read through our frequently asked questions for the quickest answers.

St. John student reading in the classroom showing student success

Student Success Stories

St. John School graduates apply & are accepted to the outstanding Catholic, independent schools and public schools in the area.

 St. John pre-kindergarten aide Jodi Paulin with student

Meet the Staff

St. John provides a nurturing environment that encourages self-discovery—offering each student the path to a successful educational career.